By Eddy − On Friday, August 13, 2021, 12 Months ago in Cake Recipes
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Grandma's Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

This grandma's lemon meringue pie recipe is easy, sweet and simple and only takes about 40 minutes to make.
Preparation time 30 min
Cooking Time 10 min
Ready In 40 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings8
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This grandma's lemon meringue pie recipe is easy, sweet and simple and only takes about 40 minutes to make.
Ingredients
1 cup of white sugar2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour3 tablespoons cornstarch1/4 teaspoon of salt1 and 1/2 cups of water2 lemons, juiced and zested2 tablespoons of butter4 egg yolks, beaten1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked4 egg whites6 tablespoons of white sugar
1 cup of white sugar2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour3 tablespoons cornstarch1/4 teaspoon of salt1 and 1/2 cups of water2 lemons, juiced and zested2 tablespoons of butter4 egg yolks, beaten1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked4 egg whites6 tablespoons of white sugar
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Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C or 350F.

Make the Lemon Filling: 

  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together 1 cup of sugar, flour, cornstarch, and salt.
  2. Stir in water, lemon juice and lemon zest and cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil, then stir in the butter.
  3. Place egg yolks in a small bowl and gradually whisk in 1/2 cup of hot sugar mixture, now add this to the remaining sugar mixture in the saucepan.
  4. Bring to a boil and continue to cook while stirring constantly until thick.
  5. Remove from heat and pour the filling into the baked pie crust.

Make the Meringue:

  1. In a large glass or metal bowl, whip egg whites until foamy.
  2. Add sugar gradually, and continue to whip until stiff peaks form. 
  3. Spread meringue over pie, sealing the edges at the crust.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes, or until meringue is golden brown.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Emilie S., allrecipes.com

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Comments
Sue
Sue
I have tried this recipe twice and both times it was horrible. It doesn't even rise but even the flavor is awful.
1 Month ago, Sunday, May 29, 2022
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Eddy
Sorry to hear that Sue, did you you follow the directions?
1 Month ago, Sunday, May 29, 2022
Julia guarino
Julia guarino
Eduardo, you are the best. I love all your receipes. I get fat making them.
5 Months ago, Saturday, February 26, 2022
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Eddy
Hahahaha, sorry Julia. :-)
5 Months ago, Saturday, February 26, 2022
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